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AvalonBay Communities Overview

Arlington, VA (US)
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (AVB)
Real Estate
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Equity Residential, UDR, Essex Property Trust
At AvalonBay, we’re driven by a bold purpose: creating a better way to live. We do this by providing distinctive apartment living experiences and contributing to the vitality of local communities. It’s important work, and we all have a role to play in ... Read more

Mission: Our vision is to be the leading apartment company in select U.S. markets by providing distinctive living experiences that customers value.
Our purpose and this vision underpin every decision we make. They drive our commitment to building and maintaining ... Read more

AvalonBay Communities Reviews

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AvalonBay Communities President and CEO Timothy J. Naughton
Timothy J. Naughton
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    "Avalonbay really is the best place to work!!!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA (US)
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    I have been working at AvalonBay Communities full-time (More than 8 years)


    Avalonbay is the best job I have ever had. I started as a maintenance technician almost 10 years ago and worked my way up to Maintenance Director. I have had a blast through the good times and worked through the bad . I recently left AvalonBay for a couple months and returned because in a nut shell no other organization is for me and AvalonBay is my home and nothing compares to the fulfillment AvalonBay offers. Again no place will ever be perfect and ups and downs will always be there but Avalonbay is the place to be!
    **They treat employees like family which is rare for a company of this size!
    **Advancement opportunities are great
    **leadership is amazing and overflowing
    ** Culture is second to none
    ** Challanging and rewarding Career
    **Great pay and Benefits
    **With all the internal departments and different locations throughout the USA your career path options are endless
    The list could go on and on just believe me when I say it's an amazing place to work


    Not many come to mind but AvalonBay is not perfect in every way but they work through the cons to strive to be better, sometimes the time it takes to get to better could improve but nothing major.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on moving in the right direction and continue to hear to the voice of the associates!

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AvalonBay Communities Photos

AvalonBay Communities photo of: Our customer interactions are always personal, but they're also supported by technology.
AvalonBay Communities photo of: AVA High Line
AvalonBay Communities photo of: Across all departments of AvalonBay, we make sure to take time for fun.
AvalonBay Communities photo of: Avalon Bowery Place
AvalonBay Communities photo of: At AvalonBay, we build in some of the biggest cities in America, and we get the best views too.
AvalonBay Communities photo of: AVA Burbank
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AvalonBay Communities Interviews



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    Community Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview


    The interview process started out well enough, with the interviewer telling me that he would be back to me within four days to let me know if I was still being considered, or if they passed on me. Two weeks and several emails from me later, I've heard nothing. They talk a good game, but they practice the typical corporate B.S. I wonder if this type of avoidance is also done with their tenants. This type of behavior tends to be consistent across stakeholder groups.

    Interview Questions

    • None. Typical "tell me about yourself" interview.   1 Answer
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AvalonBay Communities Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places To Work, Glassdoor, 2018
  • 100 Best Corporate Citizens, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, 2018
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